Freightliner, M-B open unit
SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico - Freightliner Corp. and Mercedes-Benz of Mexico opened a jointly operated $5.5 million parts distribution center here. The 20,000-square-foot center will distribute parts for medium- and heavy-duty Freightliner trucks.
Volvo, NGV form alliance
LOS ANGELES - NGV Ecotrans Group LLC said it will make and install natural gas fuel systems for refuse trucks under an alliance with Volvo GM Heavy Truck Corp. NGV will install compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas systems on new trucks.
Mack will offer fuel option
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Mack Trucks Inc. said it will offer its MR and LE model trucks with the natural-gas-fueled E7G engine. The 325-hp engine is based on Mack's E7 diesel powerplant. The company said it also is preparing to introduce a 350-hp natural gas E7G.